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closed 5/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

ACE Education, acquired Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe

synopsis: Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe (EIDM) has been acquired by the Ace Education to continue the group’s expansion in France. EIDM is an international academic institution whose Fashion Business/Management is comprehensively provided by providing multidisciplinary programs from Bachelor to Masters.
buyer: ACE Education
ACE Education is a leading private vocational higher education platform in France and Spain. ACE is a diversified higher education group with over 20 campuses and over 4,000 students, and operates under four brands: AMOS, ESBS, ESDAC and CMH. "
target: Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe
Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe (EIDM) is an international academic institution whose Fashion Business/Management is comprehensively provided by providing multidisciplinary programs from Bachelor to Masters, to meet the high aspirations of the Fashion Industry.
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closed 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

DoubleDigit, acquired Universidad Creativa

synopsis: Costa Rican agency DoubleDigit acquired Universidad Creativa (UCreativa). UCreativa, based in San Pedro, Costa Rica, is a private higher education institution with courses in Fashion, Architecture, Graphics and Communication.
buyer parent: Bertram Capital Management LLC
buyer: DoubleDigit
DoubleDigit is a data-driven online content production company that provides customized content solutions and specializes in website, apps, social content creation and development. DoubleDigit is based in Costa Rica. "
target: Universidad Creativa
Universidad Creativa (UCreativa), based in San Pedro, Costa Rica, is a private higher education institution with courses in Fashion, Architecture, Graphics and Communication.
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closed 10/26/2017 via BNC Analysis

Stadio Holdings Limited, acquired LISOF Proprietary Limited

synopsis: Stadio Holdings, a South African investment company that focuses on post-school education, has acquired LISOF, the most progressive fashion design school and retail education institution in Africa. LISOF offers their students a diverse array of disciplines, from design to marketing, styling to buying, merchandising to photography, and many more.
buyer parent: PSG Group Limited
buyer: Stadio Holdings Limited (:$27.64)
Stadio Holdings is a South African investment company that focuses on post-school education. They aim to widen access to post-school learning opportunities for southern African school-leavers and adults through contact and distance learning. "
target: LISOF Proprietary Limited
LISOF is the most progressive fashion design school and retail education institution in Africa. Students can choose from a diverse array of disciplines, from design to marketing, styling to buying, merchandising to photography, and many more.
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announced 1/18/2017 via BNC Analysis

LCI Education, will acquire The Art Institute of Vancouver

synopsis: The LCI Education network (LCI), a network of post-secondary institutions, is acquiring The Art Institute of Vancouver, an award winning higher education provider offering an array of exciting applied arts programs in diverse fields such as VFX for Film and Television, Video Game Programming, Digital Film & Video, Game Art & Design and more.
buyer: LCI Education
Present today on 5 continents, the LCI Education network consists of 22 select higher education institutions, and some 1,500 employees offering instruction to over 10,000 students throughout the world each year. LCI Education is also known as a leader in online training in Canada. "
target parent: Education Management Corp.
target: The Art Institute of Vancouver
The Art Institute of Vancouver provides education in design, media arts, event management, fashion and culinary arts. They are based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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closed 11/14/2011 via Market Watch

Providence Equity Partners Inc., acquired Istituto Marangoni

synopsis: Career Education Corporation has sold Istituto Marangoni to an investor group led by affiliates of Providence Equity Partners. Istituto Marangoni is headquartered in Milan, Italy with additional locations in Paris, France, and London, England, providing education to students primarily in the areas of fashion and design.
buyer: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
Providence Equity Partners is the leading global private equity firm specializing in equity investments in media, communications, information services and education companies around the world. "
target parent: Career Education Corporation
target: Istituto Marangoni
Istituto Marangoni is a post-secondary fashion and design school with locations Milan, London, and Paris. Istituto Marangoni offers undergraduate and graduate level diploma programs in fashion design and other related fields.
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closed 1/25/2007 via BusinessWire

Career Education Corporation, acquired Istituto Marangoni

synopsis: Career Education Corporation has acquired Istituto Marangoni, a world-renowned post-secondary fashion and design school with locations in three prominent international fashion capitals: Milan, London, and Paris. The acquisition expands CEC’s European operations and marks its entry into the Italian market.
buyer: Career Education Corporation (CECO:$0.00)
Career Education Corporation offers high quality education to approximately 100,000 students across the world in a variety of career-oriented disciplines. The 80-plus campuses that serve these students offer doctoral, master's, bachelor's, and associate degrees and diploma and certificate programs. "
target: Istituto Marangoni
Istituto Marangoni is a post-secondary fashion and design school with locations Milan, London, and Paris. Istituto Marangoni, which has approximately 1,500 students, offers undergraduate and graduate level diploma programs in fashion design and other related fields.
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closed 8/24/2022 via PR Web

iCEV, acquired Today’s Class

synopsis: iCEV, a leading producer of Career & Technical Education curriculum, has acquired Today’s Class, an interactive online learning system for secondary schools, career centers, and technical colleges. Today’s Class offers courses for a variety of disciplines, including automotive, cosmetology, health science, agricultural science, and barbering.
buyer: iCEV
iCEV is a provider of Career & Technical Education (CTE) curriculum and educational resources. iCEV is the most comprehensive online resource for CTE educators and students, offering curriculum for several major subject areas. They also offer a certification testing platform. "
target: Today’s Class
Today’s Class is an interactive online learning system for secondary schools, career centers, and technical colleges. Today’s Class offers comprehensive courses for a variety of disciplines, including automotive, cosmetology, health science, agricultural science, and barbering.
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closed 11/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Permira, acquired IADE Escuela de Diseño

synopsis: Permira, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in IADE Escuela de Diseño, a design school in Spain. IADE is dedicated to providing their students with the training they need to become design professionals. They offer diplomas and master classes for interior design and fashion design.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm. Permira advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$50bn (€44bn) and makes long-term investments, including majority control investments and strategic minority investments. "
target: IADE Escuela de Diseño
IADE Escuela de Diseño is a design school in Spain. IADE is dedicated to providing their students with the training they need to become design professionals. They offer diplomas and master classes for interior design and fashion design.
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closed 9/21/2021 via PR Web

RLJ Equity Partners, acquired Ogle School

synopsis: RLJ Equity Partners, an affiliate of The RLJ Companies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ogle School, a portfolio company of NCK Capital and a leading provider of cosmetology and esthetics career education in Texas.
buyer parent: The RLJ Companies
buyer: RLJ Equity Partners
RLJ Equity Partners is a middle-market private equity firm focused on generating long-term capital appreciation by investing in profitable and growing businesses. They specialize in traditional buyouts, recapitalizations, add-on acquisitions, growth capital, and growth equity. "
target parent: NCK Capital L.L.C.
target: Ogle School
Founded in 1973 and headquartered in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Ogle is a leading provider of cosmetology and esthetics career education in Texas. Through its nine campuses in Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, the Company offers differentiated programs to approximately 2,000 future beauty professionals.
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announced 2/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Empire Education Group, will acquire Empire Education Group

synopsis: Regis Corp., a leader in the haircare industry, is to sell its interest in Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School), a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the US. Regis will sell its interest in EEG in exchange for de minimis cash compensation, an exclusive private label supply agreement, and an employer of choice arrangement.
buyer: Empire Education Group
Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School) is a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the United States. Headquartered in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, it is the largest system of cosmetology schools in the country. "
target parent: Regis Corporation
target: Empire Education Group
Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School) is a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the United States. Headquartered in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, it is the largest system of cosmetology schools in the country.
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closed 1/21/2019 via Company Press Release

MBH Corporation plc, acquired International School of Beauty Therapy

synopsis: MBH Corporation, a UK diversified investment holding company, acquired International School of Beauty Therapy, UK’s private beauty school that offers nationally and internationally recognized qualifications preparing students for the workplace at home or abroad.
buyer: MBH Corporation plc (DB:M8H:$63.90)
MBH Corporation plc is a UK diversified investment holding company. They acquire small to medium enterprises across multiple geographies and sectors that are well established, profitable, debt free and looking to scale. "
target: International School of Beauty Therapy
The International School of Beauty Therapy is UK’s private beauty school. They offer nationally and internationally recognized qualifications preparing students for the workplace at home or abroad.
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closed 12/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

Dashl AB, acquired Mehrens Academy

synopsis: Dashl, a digital hair and beauty booking platform in Sweden, has acquired Mehrens Academy, a Swedish vocational school for professional makeup and hair. Mehrens Academy provides their students with the education they need to get a job in the makeup industry.
buyer: Dashl AB
Dashl is a digital hair and beauty booking platform in Sweden. Dashl allows users to book a stylist for a hair or beauty treatment, whenever and wherever it suits them. Users can browse photos from vetted and reviewed hair and beauty stylists to find the right style for them. "
target: Mehrens Academy
Mehrens Academy is a Swedish vocational school for professional makeup and hair. Mehrens Academy provides their students with the education they need to get a job in the makeup industry. The academy supports their students after their education and provides them with professional products and tools.
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closed 9/24/2018 via BusinessWire

NCK Capital L.L.C., acquired Tricoci University

synopsis: NCK Capital, a Dallas-based private equity firm specializing in management buyouts, corporate divestitures and recapitalizations of lower, middle-market businesses, announced it has acquired Tricoci University, a leading provider of cosmetology, esthetics and barbering education in the Midwest.
buyer: NCK Capital L.L.C.
NCK acquires controlling interests in lower, middle-market companies across the United States that have between $2 and $10 million in EBITDA. NCK provides “right-fit” capital structures, inspiring management incentives, and extensive operational support to its partner companies. "
target: Tricoci University
Tricoci University of Beauty Culture is the premier provider of fresh and innovative cosmetology, esthetics and barbering education in the Midwest, providing students with advanced technical skills, ethics, professionalism and leadership values.
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closed 11/8/2016 via Company Press Release

VTCT, acquired ITEC

synopsis: VTCT is delighted to announce that it has acquired ITEC, the internationally-recognised Awarding Organisation and Examination Board. ITEC is one of the world's leading and most successful awarding bodies specialising in Beauty and Complementary Therapy, Sport and more.
buyer: VTCT
VTCT, the Vocational Training Charitable Trust, is a government approved awarding body offering National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) and other vocationally related qualifications (VRQs). "
target: ITEC
ITEC, based in London and with over 20 staff has been awarding high-quality and respected industry qualifications since 1947. It is now one of the world's leading and most successful awarding bodies specialising in Beauty and Complementary Therapy, Sport and Fitness and Hairdressing sectors.
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closed 12/31/2014 via PR Web

NCK Capital L.L.C., acquired Ogle School

synopsis: Ogle School, an industry leader in cosmetology and esthetics education, announced the company’s acquisition by NCK Capital L.L.C., a Dallas-based private equity firm specializing in management buyouts, divestitures and recapitalizations of family-owned businesses.
buyer: NCK Capital L.L.C.
NCK Capital L.L.C. acquires controlling interests in lower-middle market companies. They invest in a multitude of industries by acquiring corporate divestitures, leading management buyouts and recapitalizations of family-owned companies. "
target parent: Liberty Partners
target: Ogle School
Ogle School is an industry leader in cosmetology and esthetics education. The beauty school based in Arlington, Texas, helps thousands of students make beauty their business through salon-modeled, student-centered training and development of the highest caliber.
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closed 10/1/2006 via BNC Analysis

Liberty Partners, acquired Shelton Ogle Enterprises, Inc

synopsis: Liberty acquired privately-held Shelton Ogle Enterprises in October 2006.
buyer: Liberty Partners
Liberty specializes in middle-market private equity investments in manufacturing, business services, and education-related companies. Since its founding in 1992, the firm has committed over $1 billion to more than 45 investments. "
target: Shelton Ogle Enterprises, Inc
Shelton Ogle Enterprises, Inc. operates Ogle School of Cosmetology and Shelton's Salon and Day Spa in the Dallas / Fort Worth metro area. Ogle School of Cosmetology is a for-profit postsecondary educational institution that offers certificate programs in Cosmetology and Esthetics.
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closed 12/14/2005 via PR Newswire

Lincoln Educational Services, acquired Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences

synopsis: Lincoln Educational Services Corporation announced that it has completed the acquisition of Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences for approximately $10 million in cash. The acquisition provides the company with entry into the fast-growing high-end salon and spa services education segment.
buyer: Lincoln Educational Services
Lincoln Educational Services Corporation is a leading and diversified for-profit provider of career-oriented post-secondary education. Lincoln offers recent high school graduates and working adults degree and diploma programs in five areas of study. "
target: Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts and Sciences
Founded by a group of successful salon/spa owners looking to develop a highly trained talent pool to serve the high-end salon/spa market, Euphoria has expanded rapidly and now includes campuses serving students in Nevada. Euphoria offers certificate programs in Esthetics, Cosmetology & Nail Design.
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closed 7/11/2012 via PR Web

Anaphora, LLC, acquired Brillare Cosmetology

synopsis: Anaphora, LLC, a Phoenix-based private holding company, announced the acquisition of Brillare Hairdressing Academy. Brillare Hairdressing Academy is an upscale cosmetology school with two campuses, the main campus in North Scottsdale in the Scottsdale Quarter and a branch campus in the Ahwatukee area of Phoenix, Arizona.
buyer: Anaphora, LLC
Anaphora, LLC is a Phoenix-based private holding company. "
target: Brillare Cosmetology
Brillare Hairdressing Academy is the only cosmetology academy in Arizona to be recognized as a Sassoon Academy | School Connection, Wella Signature School and Nuts and Bolts business training member school. Brillare (pronounced Bree-lahr’-ey) means “to shine” in Italian.
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closed 9/7/2022 via BNC Analysis

Learning Curve Group, acquired White Rose Beauty Colleges

synopsis: County Durham-based Learning Curve Group (LCG) has acquired Yorkshire-based beauty therapy training provider White Rose Beauty Colleges, in a move which will complement its existing academy provision. White Rose Beauty Colleges which was established in 1996 and covers courses in Beauty Therapy, Holistic Therapy, Sports Massage and Make Up Artistry.
buyer parent: Agilitas Private Equity LLP
buyer: Learning Curve Group
Learning Curve Group (LCG) is a national training and education specialist. LCG works with further education providers, employers and learners to help them achieve success. Since 2004, LCG has grown to become one of the largest and most diverse providers in the country. "
target: White Rose Beauty Colleges
Established in 1996, White Rose Beauty Colleges is the largest and most prestigious beauty therapy training provider in the UK and graded as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Training over two thousand learners a year, their centres of excellence are centrally located with cutting edge facilities.
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closed 3/11/2020 via Company Press Release

Learning Curve Group, acquired The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy Limited

synopsis: Learning Curve Group (LCG), a training and education specialist in the UK, has acquired the London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy (LHAA), a UK-based vocational training organisation that specialises in high quality hairdressing training. LHAA offers training that is designed to deliver a real work based experience.
buyer: Learning Curve Group
Learning Curve Group (LCG) is a training and education specialist in the UK. LCG works with further education providers, employers and learners to help them achieve success. LCG offers a wide range of courses to help people improve their skills and employers maximise their workforce efficiency. "
target: The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy Limited
The London Hairdressing Apprenticeship Academy (LHAA) is a UK-based vocational training organisation that specialises in high quality hairdressing training. LHAA's academies are equipped with high tech training facilities and offer training that is designed to deliver a real work based experience.
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closed 5/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

ACE Education, acquired Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe

synopsis: Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe (EIDM) has been acquired by the Ace Education to continue the group’s expansion in France. EIDM is an international academic institution whose Fashion Business/Management is comprehensively provided by providing multidisciplinary programs from Bachelor to Masters.
buyer: ACE Education
ACE Education is a leading private vocational higher education platform in France and Spain. ACE is a diversified higher education group with over 20 campuses and over 4,000 students, and operates under four brands: AMOS, ESBS, ESDAC and CMH. "
target: Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe
Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe (EIDM) is an international academic institution whose Fashion Business/Management is comprehensively provided by providing multidisciplinary programs from Bachelor to Masters, to meet the high aspirations of the Fashion Industry.
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closed 5/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

ACE Education, acquired Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe

synopsis: Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe (EIDM) has been acquired by the Ace Education to continue the group’s expansion in France. EIDM is an international academic institution whose Fashion Business/Management is comprehensively provided by providing multidisciplinary programs from Bachelor to Masters.
buyer: ACE Education
ACE Education is a leading private vocational higher education platform in France and Spain. ACE is a diversified higher education group with over 20 campuses and over 4,000 students, and operates under four brands: AMOS, ESBS, ESDAC and CMH. "
target: Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe
Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe (EIDM) is an international academic institution whose Fashion Business/Management is comprehensively provided by providing multidisciplinary programs from Bachelor to Masters, to meet the high aspirations of the Fashion Industry.
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closed 5/19/2022 via BNC Analysis

ACE Education, acquired Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe

synopsis: Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe (EIDM) has been acquired by the Ace Education to continue the group’s expansion in France. EIDM is an international academic institution whose Fashion Business/Management is comprehensively provided by providing multidisciplinary programs from Bachelor to Masters.
buyer: ACE Education
ACE Education is a leading private vocational higher education platform in France and Spain. ACE is a diversified higher education group with over 20 campuses and over 4,000 students, and operates under four brands: AMOS, ESBS, ESDAC and CMH. "
target: Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe
Ecole Internationale de Mode et Luxe (EIDM) is an international academic institution whose Fashion Business/Management is comprehensively provided by providing multidisciplinary programs from Bachelor to Masters, to meet the high aspirations of the Fashion Industry.
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closed 11/9/2022 via BNC Analysis

Permira, acquired IADE Escuela de Diseño

synopsis: Permira, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in IADE Escuela de Diseño, a design school in Spain. IADE is dedicated to providing their students with the training they need to become design professionals. They offer diplomas and master classes for interior design and fashion design.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm. Permira advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$50bn (€44bn) and makes long-term investments, including majority control investments and strategic minority investments. "
target: IADE Escuela de Diseño
IADE Escuela de Diseño is a design school in Spain. IADE is dedicated to providing their students with the training they need to become design professionals. They offer diplomas and master classes for interior design and fashion design.
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closed 11/8/2022 via BNC Analysis

AcadeMedia AB, acquired Fürstenwalder Aus- und Weiterbildungszentrum gGmbH

synopsis: AcadeMedia, an independent education provider in Northern Europe, has acquired Fürstenwalder Aus- und Weiterbildungszentrum gGmbH (FAWZ), a private German educational institution. FAWZ operates 12 facilities that provide high quality education services. The company operates primary schools, high schools, daycare centers, and vocational schools.
buyer: AcadeMedia AB (OM:ACAD:$1,335.64)
AcadeMedia is the largest independent education provider in Northern Europe. AcadeMedia creates opportunities for people to develop. The 18,100 employees at their 680 preschools, compulsory schools, upper secondary schools and adult education centres share a common focus on quality and development. "
target: Fürstenwalder Aus- und Weiterbildungszentrum gGmbH
Fürstenwalder Aus- und Weiterbildungszentrum (FAWZ) is a private German educational institution. FAWZ operates 12 facilities in 6 different locations that provide high quality and diverse education services. The company operates primary schools, high schools, daycare centers, and vocational schools.
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closed 5/20/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Genius Group Limited, acquired E-Squared Education Enterprises

synopsis: Genius Group, a world leading Edtech and entrepreneur education group, has acquired E-Squared Education Enterprises, a South Africa-based, entrepreneur-focused primary and secondary school and vocational college.
buyer: Genius Group Limited (NYSEAM:GNS:$12.78)
Genius Group is a world-leading entrepreneur Edtech and education group, with a mission to disrupt the current education model with a student-centered, life-long learning curriculum that prepares students with the leadership, entrepreneurial and life skills to succeed in today’s market. "
target: E-Squared Education Enterprises
E-Squared Education Enterprises is based in South Africa, and consists of primary, secondary and tertiary education institutions: Ed-U College (Port Elizabeth), Ed-U Options Academy (Ed-U Academy), and Ed-U City Campus.
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closed 3/30/2022 via Company Press Release

Skill & You, acquired ICS Learn

synopsis: Primary Capital Partners is pleased to announce the sale of UK-based ICS Learn, a leading online professional education platform, to Skill and You, a French vocational e-learning provider. ICS Learn provides online professional training in the areas of human resources, accounting and leadership and management.
buyer parent: IK Investment Partners
buyer: Skill & You
Skill & You is a high-growth leader in online vocational learning in France and Spain, providing online courses to over 120,000 students. The company focuses on educational content, supported by a technology platform and coaching system to ensure a high success rate for its students. "
target parent: Primary Capital Partners LLP
target: ICS Learn
ICS Learn provides online professional training, accredited by industry-leading awarding bodies in sectors including Human Resources, Accounting and Leadership and Management. ICS employs a digital-only business model, using best-in-class technology to deliver training across B2B and B2C markets.
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announced 1/13/2022 via BNC Analysis

Cedergrenska AB, will acquire Växjö Fria Gymnasium AB

synopsis: Cedergrenska, an education group based in Sweden, is acquiring Växjö Fria Gymnasium AB, an independent school that offers university preparatory and vocational preparation programs. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Växjö, Sweden.
buyer: Cedergrenska AB (OM:CEDER:$58.20)
Cedergrenska is an education group that conducts education of the highest quality for children and students from preschool to post-secondary education. Cedergrenska operates in Sweden. "
target: Växjö Fria Gymnasium AB
Växjö Fria Gymnasium AB is an independent school that offers university preparatory and vocational preparation programs. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Växjö, Sweden.
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closed 1/12/2022 via PR Newswire

OMNES Education Group, acquired EU Business School

synopsis: OMNES Education, the French leader in private higher education, has taken a majority stake in EU Business School, an international, professionally accredited, high-ranking business school with campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux, Munich and online.
buyer parent: Cinven
buyer: OMNES Education Group
Created in 1975, OMNES Education (formerly INSEEC U. Group) is a private multidisciplinary higher education and research group in management, engineering sciences, political sciences, communication and creation. "
target: EU Business School
Established in 1973, EU Business School is an international, professionally accredited, high-ranking business school with campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux, Munich and online.
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closed 11/3/2021 via Company Press Release

Learning Curve Group, acquired Motivational Preparation College for Training

synopsis: Learning Curve Group, a training and education specialist in the UK, has acquired the Motivational Preparation College for Training (MPCT), a training provider for 16-19 year olds in the UK. MPCT helps school leavers gain the practical and academic skills they need for civilian and military careers, such as the armed forces, sports, ICT, and more.
buyer parent: Agilitas Private Equity LLP
buyer: Learning Curve Group
Learning Curve Group (LCG) is a training and education specialist in the UK. LCG delivers education and training courses nationally, supporting more than 4,500 businesses with workplace training and in excess of 160,000 learners to gain nationally recognised qualifications each year. "
target: Motivational Preparation College for Training
The Motivational Preparation College for Training (MPCT) is an inspirational training provider for 16-19 year olds in the UK. MPCT helps school leavers gain the practical and academic skills they need for civilian and military careers, such as the armed forces, sports and fitness, ICT, and more.
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closed 9/21/2021 via PR Web

RLJ Equity Partners, acquired Ogle School

synopsis: RLJ Equity Partners, an affiliate of The RLJ Companies, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ogle School, a portfolio company of NCK Capital and a leading provider of cosmetology and esthetics career education in Texas.
buyer parent: The RLJ Companies
buyer: RLJ Equity Partners
RLJ Equity Partners is a middle-market private equity firm focused on generating long-term capital appreciation by investing in profitable and growing businesses. They specialize in traditional buyouts, recapitalizations, add-on acquisitions, growth capital, and growth equity. "
target parent: NCK Capital L.L.C.
target: Ogle School
Founded in 1973 and headquartered in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, Ogle is a leading provider of cosmetology and esthetics career education in Texas. Through its nine campuses in Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio, the Company offers differentiated programs to approximately 2,000 future beauty professionals.
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closed 8/25/2021 via BusinessWire

Yellowbrick, acquired Animation Mentor

synopsis: New York-based education platform Yellowbrick has acquired Animation Mentor, the leading online animation school founded by renowned professional animators behind the biggest hits from Walt Disney Feature Animation, Pixar Animation Studios, and Industrial Light & Magic.
buyer: Yellowbrick
Yellowbrick is a global leader in online education and career exploration for the Arts, Media, Sports, and Entertainment industries. The company develops exciting, accessible online programs in collaboration with top brands and world-renowned universities. "
target: Animation Mentor
Animation Mentor is the original, online animation school. Its students learn directly from working industry professionals – with more instructors from major studios than any other school – and get the one on one time they need to prepare for a successful career in the Animation Industry.
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announced 6/2/2021 via BNC Analysis

ReadCloud, will acquire Ripponlea Institute Pty Ltd

synopsis: The Directors of ReadCloud Limited are pleased to announce the acquisition of Melbourne-based Ripponlea Institute Pty Ltd. Ripponlea is the national market leader in Vocational Education and Training (“VET”)-in-Schools courses for Applied Languages, which is a key vertical in the VET sector.
buyer: ReadCloud (RCL.ASX:$5.67)
ReadCloud is a social e-learning platform built for Australian secondary schools. ReadCloud is the leading provider in Australia of eReading software delivering Curriculum eBooks to Schools and VET in Schools courses offering over 200,000 eBooks from the World’s leading publishers. "
target: Ripponlea Institute Pty Ltd
Ripponlea is the national market leader in Vocational Education and Training (“VET”)-in-Schools courses for Applied Languages, which is a key vertical in the VET sector. Headquartered in Melbourne, the business provides nationally accredited VET programs to 70 secondary schools throughout Australia
price ($mm)
$0.92
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
2.1x
EV / EBITDA
4.5x
closed 4/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

Sommet Education, acquired Invictus Education Group

synopsis: Sommet Education, the worldwide network of first-class higher education hospitality and culinary arts schools, has acquired a majority stake in Invictus Education Group, a leading private vocational education operator in South Africa. Invictus operates schools for hospitality, gaming and creative media.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Sommet Education
Known for excellence in cultivating hospitality leaders, Sommet Education encompasses a distinguished group of institutions united by a fundamental belief in the importance of academic rigor & skills-based learning. Their institutions Glion and Les Roches serve students from more than 100 countries."
target: Invictus Education Group
Invictus Education Group is a leading private vocational education operator in South Africa. Invictus focuses on providing high quality education for occupations that are in demand in the economy. They operate schools for hospitality, gaming and creative media.
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announced 2/22/2021 via BNC Analysis

iCollege Ltd., will acquire RedHill Education Limited

synopsis: Vocational training provider iCollege (ICT) has made an off-market takeover bid for Redhill Education (RDH), a provider of student agency services. iCollege’s says the proposed acquisition will create a champion education portfolio by combining two Australian industry leaders.
buyer: iCollege Ltd. (ASX:ICT:$9.23)
iCollege Limited is a vocational education and training organisation that provides both accredited and non-accredited training solutions to existing workers, job seekers and school leavers throughout Australia and abroad. "
target: RedHill Education Limited (ASX:RDH:$51.13)
RedHill Education provides quality student agency services, English language courses and a range of information technology, design and business programs at both vocational and degree level to Australian and international students.
price ($mm)[EV]
$39 [$41]
rev ($mm)
$50
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
5.5x
announced 2/4/2021 via Company Press Release

IK Investment Partners, will acquire Skill & You

synopsis: IK Investment Partners, a Pan-European private equity firm, will acquire a majority stake in Skill & You from Andera Partners, an asset management firm in France. Skill & You is the leading vocational e-learning group in France. Skill & You offers over 250 courses through its 11 specialised schools.
buyer: IK Investment Partners
UK-based IK Investment Partners (IK) is a Pan-European private equity firm focused on investments in the Benelux, DACH, France, Nordics, and the UK. Since 1989, IK has raised more than €13 billion of capital and invested in over 135 European companies. "
target parent: Andera Partners
target: Skill & You
Skill & You is the leading vocational e-learning group in France. Skill & You connects learners to high-quality courses and instructors to help them develop the skills they need for personal and professional success. The platform offers over 250 courses through its 11 specialised schools.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$139
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Grupo Planeta, acquired Inesdi

synopsis: Planeta Formación y Universidades, the training division of Grupo Planeta, has acquired Inesdi Digital Business School, a digital business school that offers postgraduate programs and in-company training in online, face-to-face and blended mode at its Madrid and Barcelona headquarters.
buyer: Grupo Planeta
Grupo Planeta is Spain’s leading family-owned publishing and media group and it boasts an extensive product offering at the service of culture, learning, news and audiovisual entertainment. "
target: Inesdi
Inesdi (Instituto De Innovacion Digital De Las Profesiones S.L.) is a digital business school that offers postgraduate programs and in-company training in online, face-to-face and blended mode at its Madrid and Barcelona headquarters.
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closed 10/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

ReadCloud, acquired College of Sound and Music Production

synopsis: ReadCloud, a social e-learning platform built for Australian secondary schools, has acquired College of Sound and Music Production (“COSAMP”). The acquisition expands ReadCloud’s product offering and market presence in the Vocational Education and Training (“VET”) in schools market.
buyer: ReadCloud (RCL.ASX:$5.67)
ReadCloud is a social e-learning platform built for Australian secondary schools. ReadCloud is the leading provider in Australia of eReading software delivering Curriculum eBooks to Schools and VET in Schools courses offering over 200,000 eBooks from the World’s leading publishers. "
target: College of Sound and Music Production
College of Sound and Music Production (“COSAMP”) is the market leader in Vocational Education and Training (“VET”) courses for the music industry, which is a top-10 vertical in the VET-in-Schools sector.
price ($mm)
$0.75
rev ($mm)
$1
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
1.7x
EV / EBITDA
6.6x
closed 10/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Naxicap Partners, acquired Eureka Education

synopsis: Naxicap Partners has acquired Eureka Education Group, a major player in private professional and higher education, from Abénex and the Finoli Group. EUREKA EDUCATION is a major player in private vocational education in France and Switzerland, through a network of 53 campuses welcoming nearly 8,500 students per year.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: Naxicap Partners
Naxicap Partners—a top private equity firm in France and an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers—has €3.1 billion in assets under management. As a committed, responsible investor, Naxicap Partners builds solid, constructive partnerships with entrepreneurs so that their projects can succeed. "
target parent: Abénex Capital SA
target: Eureka Education
Eureka Education is a major player in private vocational education in France and Switzerland, through a network of 53 campuses welcoming nearly 8,500 students per year in training courses from BAC (European Level “4”) to BAC + 5 (European level "7").
price ($mm)
$296
rev ($mm)
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closed 4/8/2020 via BNC Analysis

University of Bolton, acquired Alliance Learning Training Ltd

synopsis: The University of Bolton, a public university in the UK, has acquired Alliance Learning, one of the largest independent apprenticeship training providers in the North West, UK, covering a wide range of Apprenticeships, including Business Administration, Customer Service, Childcare, Engineering and Leadership & Management.
buyer: University of Bolton
The University of Bolton is a public university in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. It has approximately 13,000 students across all sites and courses. "
target: Alliance Learning Training Ltd
Alliance Learning, based in Bolton, UK, is one of largest independent Apprenticeship training providers in the North West. They cover a wide range of Apprenticeships, including Business Administration, Customer Service, Childcare, Engineering and Leadership & Management.
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announced 2/3/2020 via BusinessWire

Empire Education Group, will acquire Empire Education Group

synopsis: Regis Corp., a leader in the haircare industry, is to sell its interest in Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School), a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the US. Regis will sell its interest in EEG in exchange for de minimis cash compensation, an exclusive private label supply agreement, and an employer of choice arrangement.
buyer: Empire Education Group
Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School) is a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the United States. Headquartered in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, it is the largest system of cosmetology schools in the country. "
target parent: Regis Corporation
target: Empire Education Group
Empire Education Group (Empire Beauty School) is a large system of for-profit cosmetology schools in the United States. Headquartered in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, it is the largest system of cosmetology schools in the country.
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closed 12/13/2019 via Bloomberg

Acacia Training Ltd., acquired Apprentice Supermarket CIC

synopsis: UK-based Acacia Training, a provider of training in health & social care, childcare, dental nursing & mental health first aid, has acquired Apprentice Supermarket, a course provider for apprentices in the United Kingdom. The acquisition allows Acacia to expand the company's expertise and services into pre-employment contracts.
buyer parent: MBH Corporation plc
buyer: Acacia Training Ltd.
UK-based Acacia Training is an OFSTED Good training provider offering training in Health & Social Care, Childcare, Dental Nursing & Mental Health First Aid. Acacia delivers vocational qualifications, short courses, and bespoke training tailored to each client's exact requirements. "
target: Apprentice Supermarket CIC
Apprentice Supermarket provides courses for apprentices in the United Kingdom, with services provided for both employers and new candidates. The company helps people develop essential skills and employability through teaching the theory of business to get young people into work or further education.
price ($mm)
$0.11
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